This is a photo from Walter Van Beirendonck’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week, but if you had told me it was a screenshot from a movie in which the protaganist was evading the villain by disguising himself as a shrub, I would have totally believed you. If movie logic holds, this model could plop down on the ground at any time, fold his legs under him, and everyone in the audience would look around and say, “Wait, where did he go? I could have sworn there was a male model on the runway, but now all I see is an immaculately pruned shrub.” Nice move, Van Beirendonck! Keep reading »
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Fashion designer Samantha Cole, who previously worked for Burberry, has based her latest collection of edgy and sculptural pieces on “female warriors.” For inspiration, Cole referred to Tina Turner in “Mad Max,” Kate Beckinsale in “Underworld,” and Jane Fonda in “Barbarella.” Can you see it?
We love it when there are tangible influences in fashion; we love even more that Cole took hers from the idea of badass women. Unfortunately, these avant-garde pieces aren’t quite wearable (or affordable enough) for the everyday girl. But, we’re sure Lady Gaga would be interested in seeing Ms. Cole’s wares. A few more images from the collection after the jump! [LateMag.com] Keep reading »